Clayton Eugene (Clay) Edwards

45 year old Clayton Eugene (Clay) Edwards of Liberty died Sunday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was born in Orlando, Florida. Edwards was a sales representative and a member of Salem Baptist Church. Edwards was also President of the DeKalb County High School Football Quarterback Club; President of DeKalb West School Junior Pro Basketball; and member of the DeKalb County Fair Board. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church. Mike Carpenter, Mark Wade, and Phillip Dougan will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from noon until the service time. Visitation both days will be at Salem Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife Tena Edwards of Liberty. Children, Abram Edwards and Sara Edwards both of Liberty. His mother, Peggy Edwards of Liberty. His father and step-mother, Charles Donald, Sr. and Glenda Edwards of Kenansville, Florida. A brother, Charles “Chuck” Donald and his wife Priscilla Edwards of Kissimmee, Florida. A sister, Tina Edwards of Kissimmee, Florida. A half sister, Monica and her husband Nick Emmons of Kenansville, Florida. Step sisters, Trisha and her husband Jamie Baker of Williston, Florida, Janice Thomas of Florida, and Barbara and her husband Scott Burnap of Ohio. Step brothers, Rick and his wife Dodie Thomas of Florida, and Jay Thomas of Florida. Sisters-in-law, Pat and her husband Joe Fletcher of Murfreesboro and Penny and her husband Pat McCann of Sulphur, Louisiana. A brother-in-law, David Coye of Sulpher, Louisiana. Several nieces and nephews also survive. The DeKalb County High School Football Team will serve as honorary pallbearers. Contributions for the family may be made, in lieu of flowers, at DeKalb Community Bank or at

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